Olive Leaf means: Olive Leaf comes from the Tree of Life, a diet that promotes good health and prevents disease. Since ancient times, the tradition of extending an olive branch to offer peace has continued. The Olive Leaf is still a symbol of prosperity and peace. It is an evergreen, which has been grown in the Mediterranean region since the Neolithic Period. The plant can grow up to twenty-five feet tall and bears flowers. The Olive tree thrives on well-drained soil and full sunlight. It is native to Asia Minor, the east Mediterranean region and many tropical climates around the globe. To signify that the flood has ended, a dove carried an Olive Leaf to Noah. Moses also exempts Olive growers of military service. Olive trees spanning well over 1000 years were found in the garden of Gethsemane. Olive Leaf, which was believed to be able to treat malaria in the middle of 18th century, has been confirmed by our current knowledge. Natural immunity against almost all types of diseases. A bitter component of the olive leaf called oleuropein was discovered to have powerful anti-malarial properties. In 1962 another component, elenolic, proved that it can kill various types of bacteria, viruses and protozoans. According to a 1969 study, Olive Leaf could be used against at least 56 diseases-causing organisms. (in Community Dictionary, added by Lena Turner)